Bill S4301A-2009

Provides for the dissolution of the town of Sanford fire district and the establishment of a fire protection district by such town

Relates to the dissolution of the town of Sanford fire district and the establishment of a fire protection district by such town; provides for the transfer of certain assets and liabilities of the dissolved fire district.

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Actions

  • Apr 12, 2010: referred to local governments
  • Apr 12, 2010: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • Apr 12, 2010: PASSED SENATE
  • Apr 12, 2010: HOME RULE REQUEST
  • Mar 26, 2010: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • Mar 25, 2010: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • Mar 24, 2010: 1ST REPORT CAL.309
  • Jan 6, 2010: REFERRED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT
  • May 19, 2009: PRINT NUMBER 4301A
  • May 19, 2009: AMEND (T) AND RECOMMIT TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT
  • Apr 21, 2009: REFERRED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Local Government - Mar 24, 2010
Ayes (7): Stewart-Cousins, Oppenheimer, Valesky, Thompson, Johnson C, Little, Bonacic
Excused (1): Morahan

Memo

 BILL NUMBER:  S4301A              REVISED 03/23/10

TITLE OF BILL : An act to authorize the town of Sanford, in the county of Broome, to dissolve the Sanford fire district and establish the Sanford fire protection district

PURPOSE : The purpose of this bill is to dissolve the Sanford fire district and establish the Sanford fire protection district.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1. Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of law, the town board of the town of Sanford may, without the receipt of a petition pursuant to the provisions of section 185 of the Town Law and without the necessity of the scheduling of a public hearing, adopt a resolution dissolving the town of Sanford fire district and establishing the town of Sanford fire protection district whose boundaries shall be coterminous with those of town of Sanford fire district.

Section 2. Notwithstanding section 185 of the town law or any other inconsistent provisions of the law, upon dissolution of the Sanford fire district in the town of Sanford, Broome county, and the creation of the Sanford fire protection district, all fire equipment and apparatus of the Sanford fire district shall, without consideration therefore, be transferred to and become the property of the town of Sanford.

Section 3. Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of law, upon dissolution of the town of Sanford fire district and the establishment of the town of Sanford fire protection district any and all cash balances and investments held by said fire district shall be transferred to the town of Sanford. Such moneys shall be used for payment of any remaining outstanding liabilities of the Sanford fire district and any balance remaining after payment of such liabilities shall be transferred to the town of Sanford. The payment and interest on any outstanding bonds or notes issued by the Sanford fire district shall be assumed by said town.

Section 4. Provides the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION : Currently, the town of Sanford is faced with a problem concerning its fire district. Per the Comptrollers recommendation the town of Sanford requested legislation be drafted by their state officials to abolish the town of Sanford fire district and form the town of Sanford fire protection district.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY : New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS : None.

EFFECTIVE DATE : This act shall take effect immediately.

Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 4301--A 2009-2010 Regular Sessions IN SENATE April 21, 2009 ___________
Introduced by Sen. LIBOUS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee AN ACT to authorize the town of Sanford, in the county of Broome, to dissolve the Sanford fire district and establish the Sanford fire protection district THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, the town of Sanford, in the county of Broome, acting by and through its town board, is hereby authorized, without receipt of a petition pursuant to the provisions of section 185 of the town law and without the necessity of conducting a public hearing, to adopt a resolution dissolving the town of Sanford fire district and establishing the town of Sanford fire protection district the boundaries of which shall be coterminous with those of the former town of Sanford fire district. S 2. Notwithstanding section 185 of the town law or any other incon- sistent provisions of the law, upon dissolution of the Sanford fire district in the town of Sanford, in the county of Broome, and the creation of the Sanford fire protection district, all fire equipment and apparatus of the Sanford fire district shall, without consideration therefor, be transferred to and become the property of the town of Sanford. S 3. Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of law, upon the dissolution of the town of Sanford fire district and the establishment of the town of Sanford fire protection district any and all cash balances and investments held by said fire district shall be transferred to the town of Sanford. Such moneys shall be used for payment of any remaining outstanding liabilities of the Sanford fire district and any balance remaining after payment of such liabilities shall be transferred
to the town of Sanford. The payment of principal and interest on any outstanding bonds or notes issued by the Sanford fire district shall be assumed by said town. S 4. This act shall take effect immediately.

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